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Donations at the Library

Feeling charitable this holiday season? Bring some donations in to the library! We are a happy to once again serve as a toy drop off site for Toys for Tots. They accept new, unwrapped toys for children ages 0-12. The donation box is by the front desk. If you're interested in learning more, check the FAQ here. Donations will be accepted until Saturday, December 17th.

We are also participating in the annual City of Southgate Rotary Hat and Mitten drive. They accept new, unused hats and mittens. The donation box is in our lobby, until December 8th. Please join us in helping make this a warm, enjoyable winter for everyone!

Hoopla Bonus Borrows

For the month of November, enjoy Bonus Borrows from Hoopla! Bonus Borrows is a collection of hundreds of titles that are freely available. Borrowing them does not count towards your monthly borrowing limit,
and they cost the library nothing! Check out the Bonus Borrows titles today!

Fall Programming

We are happy to announce the return of Adult Book Club! The next meeting will be Tuesday, November 15th at 7pm. We also still have another week of Story Times, and on Saturday, November 19th, join us at 2pm for a presentation by the Bird Center of Michigan!

Flyer with details about youth programming

Printing via email request

We now offer the option to send documents to a Southgate library email address for printing. Compose a new email, or forward an existing one, make sure the documents are attached, then send them to

When you are ready, speak to library staff at the circulation desk, who will print the documents for you, and take payment at the same time. Costs remain $0.10 per black and white page, $0.25 per color page. After printing your documents, staff will delete the email, so your information remains secure.

Silver Strings Dulcimer Society

You are cordially invited to the Southgate Veterans Memorial Library for an evening concert! The Silver Strings Dulcimer Society will be performing a lovely selection of winter songs. Join us Monday, December 5th at 6 pm for this delightful show!

Get started with TALK

Flyer with details on joining a library teen advisory board

TALK is a simple program for early learners, to help prepare them for school! Sign up to get 8-10 messages per month with fun activities you can do at home to help prepare little ones, ages 5 and under, for school success. You will also receive messages about library events! It's easy to sign up, just text TALK to 75547, or follow this link,

Teen Advisory Board

Flyer with details on joining a library teen advisory board

Introducing Transparent Language Online

We are proud to announce that Transparent Language Online is now available to Southgate residents! Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

All you need to sign up is your library card number.
Click here to get started!

Sign for Transparent Language Online, with speech bubbles, an image of a computer screen, and an image of a phone screen

Contact Info - Phone: 734-258-3002 - Address: 14680 Dix-Toledo Rd. Southgate, MI 48195

Hours - Mon-Thurs: 10am-9PM - Sat: 10am-5pm